Kathryn Yusoff is Professor of Inhuman Geography in the School of
Geography at Queen Mary, University of London. Her research examines
how inhuman and nonorganic materialities have consequences for how
we understand issues of environmental change, race and subjectivity.
Most recently, she is author of A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None,
Minneapolis (University of Minnesota Press, 2018), a SI on Geosocial
Formations and the Anthropocene (with Nigel Clark) in Theory
Culture and Society, Epochal Aesthetics, The Mine in e-flux, and The
Inhumanities in The Annals of American Geographers. Her forthcoming
book, Geologic Life: Inhuman Intimacies and the Geophysics of Race
(DUP) addresses the racial geologies of rocks. She is recipient of the
Association of American Geographers 2022 Award for Creativity in
As part of Caves, Dwellings & Vibration, Kathryn Yusoff delivered the keynote presentation Rethinking Geologic Subjectivity in Broken Earths moderated by University of Nottingham’s Director of the Centre for Critical Theory Andrew Goffey. Yusoff’s research examines how inhuman and nonorganic materialities have consequences for how we understand issues of environmental change, race and subjectivity.